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bill whitaker reports from california. schools close as the flu bug spreads. elaine quijano reports on where the virus is worse and how effective the vaccine can be and in what city in america can you find a kid from every country? the world? seth doane follows danny goldfield who's answering this question with a bus pass. >> so far i have photographed children from 169 countries. i have 24 more. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. president obama dug in his heels today insisting on tax revenues for higher income earners but at a hint of compromise he said he would consider lowering tax breaks again next year. mr. obama wants to raise taxes on individuals who make more than $200,000 a year and on couples making more than $250. he said this today. the way to recovery. bill whitaker reports from california. schools close as the flu bug spreads. elaine quijano reports on where the virus is woshs and how efgtd the vaccine can be. and what city in america. >> raise revenues that are sufficient to balance with >> the issue
. the problem, critics say hardly anyone knows about it here's bill whitaker. >> 74-year-old dorothy paton raised herself enchildren in this south los angeles house. >> i wanted to live and enjoy my home. and then when i get ready to enjoy it, it's taken away. >> she was living alone after her husband died in 2007. she says that is when bank of america approached her with a new mortgage and a $110,000 home equity line of credit. she didn't understand her payments would jump 1200 dollars a month. paton and her bank could not work out a loan modification. she lost her home to foreclosure. >> do you feel that you were cheated. >> i was cheated. i was cheated out of my home. >> paton is applying to the federal independent foreclosure review program. the government ordered 14 big banks to take part in the program after it was discovered they improperly processed foreclosure paperwork or made other misrepresentations about mortgage terms. harmed homeowners can be compensated up to 125,000. but critics like new jersey senator robert men ensdez complains the banks control the review process. >> wh
some money, but bill whitaker reports they'll have to move fast. >> reporter: 74-year-old dorothy patton raised her seven children in this south los angeles house. hi i wanted to live and enjoy my home, and it was taken away. >> reporter: she was living alone after her husband died in 2007. she says that's when bank of america approached her with a new mortgage and a $110,000 home equity line of credit. dee didn't understand her entsents would jump $1,200 a month. patton and her bank could not work out a loan modification. she lost her home to foreclosure. e u feel you were cheated? >> i was cheated. i was cheated out of my home. >> reporter: patton is applying to the federal independent clreclosure review program. the government ordered 14 big banks to take part in the program after it was discovered rley improperly processed urreclosure paperwork, or made other misrepresentations about mortgage terms. brmed homeowners can be compensated up to $125,000. but critics, like new jersey jenator robert menendez, complain the bank controls the osview process. >> who they choose are ofte
walked off the job and dock workers refused to cross their picket line. bill whitaker has the latest. >> reporter: 11 huge cargo ships are stuck offshore, piled high with containers of food, toys, lumber. 14 others sit untouched at the docks. >> if you guys could start handing the fliers out. >> reporter: transporters, wholesalers and retailers are growing angst. ingrid lazcano, owner of andean dream, imports quinoa, popular right now in the u.s. her last shipment was diverted to mexico, another was diverted to chile. >> we have about $400,000 worth of merchandise at stake and our factory workers in bolivia can't make new merchandise until we figure out how we're going to handle the problem with getting these two containers in. >> reporter: fred johring owns golden state express trucking. his lot, usually empty, is filled with 20 parked trucks. each usually earns $500 to $600 a day at the ports. everyday you're losing how much? >> at least $4,000. >> reporter: a day? >> per day. >> reporter: scott, negotiations are still going on this evening. with as many as 900,000 jobs here in sou
sunday morning. all seven people on board were killed. bill whitaker is in linwood, california, where rivera's fans held a vigil last night. bill, good morning. >> reporter: if you don't know the name of mexican-american singer jenni rivera, chances are you soon would have. she had just signed with a major talent agency here in the states and was tapped to star in her own sitcom. behind it all was a voice that mixed power, drama, and grace beautifully. ♪ to her fans, 23-year-old jenni rivera was more than a singer, she was known as la braun senora, the grande dame of music. >> jenni rivera was bold and brash. she was a very commanding woman with a commanding voice. >> reporter: that voice was silenced early sunday morning soon after this concert in monterrey, mexico, rivera and six others boarded a small plane. this photo is thought to be the final image we have of the singer before the aircraft went down on its way. there were no survivors. >> the plane is totalled. nobody inside survived. the bodies are unrecognizable. >> reporter: rivera was born in southern california. fans gath
people think we're doom. here's bill whitaker's report. >> reporter: you're looking at where it all began and where some say it will all end. these are the ancient mayan ruins in southern mexico and this is the calendar the ancient mayans used. it kept time for centuries, but it end this year next friday to be exact, december 21st. that end date has sparked a doomsday craze fueling fears that this is it the exact day that the world will end. the movie "2012" gave us an over-the-top worst-case scenario mayan-scale mayhem on a global sky. the film made more than $147 million worldwide. other documentaries have followed hoping to turn prophesy's into profits. 2012 iceberg, 2012 awakening. even the nags altional gee graphic channel is hosting shows. showing dooms sayers counting down their final days. >> i have to protect my family. >> reporter: all this bad news is good news for mexican tourism. >> it was really helpful that a lot of media gave attention to the catastrophic type of way to this date. we're having over 1 million visitors which sa a pretty good num
and lives on in the broad light of day. for "cbs this morning," bill whitaker in los angeles. >> lionel richie's made a comeback. right? >> i mean, listen this guy is doing great things and doing great things for this country obviously. >> very good stuff. fun stuff. that does it for us on this what is it thursday morning. >> thursday, a few days after christmas, a few days before the new year. >> you lose track every once in a while. your local news is coming right back. we'll see you back here tomorrow morning. >> almost the new year. >> have a good day, everybody. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male an
somewhere on the left. this then links us more closely to whitaker chambers than to bill buckley who was, of course, to the manor born. but there was another and even stronger link to whitaker chambers in the force that drove most of us out of the left and then to the right. that force was anti-communist and. be sure, my chambers, none of us had been a stalinist, let alone a soviet agent. you had once been trotskyism, if you had been liberals, and if you, myself and my sense included, had been associated with the new left. nevertheless, we were all scarcely less passionate and our anti communism bedchambers himself. we to saw communism has an absolute evil, fully comparable to nazism, but even more dangerous because of its far greater appeal to many more people than nazism had ever exerted. accordingly, we felt and took upon ourselves a moral obligation to fight with all our intellectual might against communism for the world of ideas and against its men detested spread through the military power of the soviet union, its main incarnation in the world of large. so far. but we part company
chambers. whitaker chambers was a soviet spy who became in bill buckley's words, the most important american defector from communism. and its treasonous adherents, continued in august of 1948 when he identified alger hiss, a golden boy of the liberal establishment as a fellow member of his underground communist cell in the 1930s. this was a former assistant of the secretary of state and adviser to of franklin d. roosevelt, acting secretary-general of united nations' founding conference in san francisco and recently named president of the carnegie endowment for national peace. he emphatically denied chambers's allegation. a great deal more than the reputations of these two men was at stake. if this was innocent, anti communism, and those closely associated with the like richard nixon. it was dealt a devastating blow. if alger hiss was guilty, anti communism would occupy a prominent part of the political landscape, and his spokesman would become national leaders. furthermore, chambers and alger hiss each represented one side in the epic struggle of the cold war. one man symbolized the
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